Wednesday, December 2, 2020
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This category is for all company, startup, national etc. announcements published mainly as shared by the different parties.

Huawei is launching the Watch FIT in Kenya soon
The Huawei Watch FIT will soon be available in the Kenyan market after Huawei Mobile Kenya has announced plans to officially launch it locally. Currently, the company has brought to the Kenyan Market the following smartwatches:
realme C12 Kenya
Kenyan smartphone lovers have an opportunity to own one of realme’s latest gadget through online platforms such as Kilimall and other trusted offline platforms. The phone was launched in Kenya alongside realme 7i early last week in a double launch for the festive season.
Prof. Timothy Waema joins Equity Bank (Kenya) Limited board
Prof. Timothy Waema holds a PhD degree in Strategic Management of Information Systems from the University of Cambridge (UK) and a Bachelor’s Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Bath (UK).
Bolt Taxis now available through new Web App
The company calls this a cost-effective alternative for its customers which it says is a great option for riders who have mobile phones with limited capabilities in terms of high-performance user experience, internal phone storage, or weaker internet connection.
Safaricom M-Pesa Foundation Expectant Mothers
At least 6,000 mothers from across the country are expected to benefit from a KES.25.2million maternal, newborn and child health project funded by the M-PESA Foundation.
realme Buds Q roll out in Kenyan Market
Dubbed the realme buds Q, realme says these are being brought in as part of the company's commitment to becoming a trend-setter for the young generation. The set price for the buds is KES. 3,999.
Women-Led Businesses to benefit from KES. 5M set aside in Strathmore's Women-in-Tech Incubator
The Women in Technology Incubator program is Africa’s leading women in tech incubator, that supports local tech businesses and calls for more diversity in the Information technology landscape by providing opportunities for women to develop entrepreneurial skills and leadership excellence.
TECNO Spark 5 PRO now available for Pre-order in Kenya
The SPARK 5 pro comes with 128GB storage and 4GB RAM. This is a huge jump from the 2GB RAM, 32GB storage on the normal Spark 5 which we reviewed - video down below.
Jumia an Obvioux Fraud according to Citron Research
Going forward, according to a new partnership agreement with Airtel Money, Jumia customers will have the option of completing their online transactions using Airtel Money.
Infinix HOT 10 and HOT 10 Lite
The Infinix HOT 10 is the company's latest in the HOT series of affordable devices. The new HOT 10 is available in the country starting at KES. 13,999 with a large 5200mAh battery
Huawei Y5p now available across Safaricom Shops
Announced early this year, the device is finally available in the Kenyan market. Huawei Mobile Kenya says the device will be available through Safaricom shops starting at KES. 10,199. The device will also be a under Safaricom's ongoing campaign- JiSort na Bonga - where customers can pick it up for KES. 8,999 and top up 4000 bonga points.
HP is NOT exiting the Kenyan Market
HP Inc. confirms that there has been no change to the company’s presence in Kenya. Earlier this week, there was incorrect reporting from certain publications about HP exiting the East Africa region and particularly Kenya.
Anker's Eufy G10 Robot Vacuum cleaner now available in Kenya
Anker is a global tech brand and manufacturer of charging technology products and innovators of smart devices for entertainment, travel and smart home products.
Elizabeth Mbugua from Ruiru accumulated 1,168,750 points to beat her closest competitors Victor Kimiyu and Kevin Ocharo
Safaricom has today announced Elizabeth Mbugua as the overall winner of the just concluded mobile gaming competition dubbed the MobiPlay Challenge.
In Kenya, Huawei has been lighting up its office building in white colour from September 8th to 10th in response to the September 9th UN International Day to Protect Education from Attack.
In Kenya, Huawei has been lighting up its office building in white colour from September 8th to 10th in response to the September 9th UN International Day to Protect Education from Attack.